NANCY WIGGINS-LESTER.   After law school, Ms. Wiggins-Lester was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Allen L. Chancey, Jr., United States Magistrate for the Northern District of Georgia. Prior to joining Merritt Watson, she practiced law in Atlanta, both as in-house counsel and for two law firms. Mrs. Wiggins-Lester is married, has two daughters and enjoys traveling, yoga and school-related activities with her family.

General Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Business


  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and received an American Jurisprudence Award – Emory University School of Law, 1981
  • Undergraduate degree (B.A., magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa) – University of Rochester, 1978

Memberships/Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia (Business Law and Fiduciary Law Sections)
  • American Bar Association (Business Law and Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Sections)
  • Atlanta Bar Association

 Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1981